Meta Collab

This article is a part of the collaborative research project to develop a general theory of collaboration.
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A collaborative contribution is a creative contribution made by a collaborative participant which leads to the emergence of shared understandings and contributes explicitly or implicitly to the collaborative output.

Collaborative contribution is currently listed as a
first class collaborative element,
meaning it is an element of all human collaborative situations.